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Arizona Game and Fish personnel work to get loops around the legs of an elk caught in a trap, so they can immobilize her before attaching a satellite tracking collar around her neck. This female was one of two elk temporarily captured overnight by the researchers.

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Elk wranglers save lives

Radio collaring wandering elk helps game managers design highway wildlife crossings to reduce crashes by more than 80 percent

Jeffrey Gagnon sat in the pre-dawn chill at the base of the Mogollon Rim in a cramped travel trailer and watched as the elk on the closed circuit camera balanced hunger against caution.

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